Dance

Requiem for a Stone Curlew, by Lukas Avendaño at CCE Miami

April 8 and 9, 2022

Réquiem por un alcaraván (Requiem for a stone curlew) is the performative dance of the man-woman. The Zapotec culture, through muxheidad, lives homosexuality, gaycity and same-sex marriages with certain contradictions: a muxhe is a man who assumes roles culturally destined for women, both work and affective, emotional and sexual, muxheidad is a veiled social acceptance and at the same time the celebration … +

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Corporeal Decorum. Choreographed by Liony Garcia at Miami Theater Center

Apr 7, 8, 9, 2022 8:00 p.m.

“Corporeal Decorum” is a multidisciplinary performance piece and investigation into the cultural erasure of Miami’s Art Deco District. The piece memorializes important features of the city’s surviving deco architecture; it concretizes elements in both scenography and the body itself. Drawing inspiration from earlier examples of architectural preservation in Miami Beach, the choreography reinterprets Miami’s urban and material past as a contemporary embodied … +

Performing Arts

Area Stage Company presents This Is Our Youth

April 15th - May 1st. Fri, Sat, Sun

Set in New York in 1982, the script follows forty-eight hours in the lives of three very lost young souls: Warren, a dejected nineteen-year-old who has just stolen $15,000 from his abusive, tycoon father; Dennis, his charismatic drug-dealing friend who helps Warren put the stolen money to good use; and, Jessica, the anxiously insightful young woman who Warren yearns for. Funny, painful, … +

Performing Arts

Tennessee Williams’ Suddenly, Last Summer presented by Island City Stage

March 17 through April 17, 2022

Paying homage to one of America’s most celebrated playwrights during his birthday month, Island City Stage will present its debut of Tennessee William’s gothic mystery Suddenly, Last Summer, March 17 – April 17, 2022. Suddenly, Last Summer is part of the award-winning theater company’s 10th Anniversary 2021-22 South Florida Season. Evoking themes of aging, beauty, hypocrisy, greed, sexual repression, and cannibalism, the … +

Dance

To Reach the Light: a collaborative performance by Variant 6 and Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami

Mar 31 2022 - Apr 01 2022

To Reach the Light is a collaborative multi-disciplinary performance presented and curated by IlluminArts performed by Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami and Philadelphia-based vocal ensemble Variant 6. These performances will feature six newly commissioned pieces by composers from across the United States and Europe with new original choreography by Dimensions Dance Theatre. In the summer of 2020, we asked each composer to write a piece based … +

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Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami: Intimate Salon Series at SMDCAC

Mar 12, 2022 - Mar 13, 2022. Lab Theater

Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami returns to the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center’s Lab Theater this March with another exciting salon program, featuring an insider’s glimpse at five works, all in different stages of progress, being prepared for premiere later this year. Our program spotlights the work of four cutting-edge neo-classical & contemporary choreographers including 2021 Guggenheim Fellow Helen Simoneau, our own … +

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SMDCAC presents T.W.I.S.T (These Women in Space and Time)

From April 8 - 10, 2022

World Premiere of Adele Myers and Dancers’ new evening-length dance theater work- T.W.I.S.T- featuring the company’s signature blend of athletic physicality and personal theatricality with a dash of wry wit. T.W.I.S.T  is an acronym for These Women in Space and Time and offers engaging and empowering acts of female solidarity performed by a dynamic ensemble of female athletes of the heart. This … +

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Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida give life to Coppelia this March

From March 5 - 13, 2022

Arts Ballet will bring its own version of “Coppelia” in March of 2022 with music by Leo Delibes and choreography by Vladimir Issaev based on such of Arthur Saint-Leon. Coppelia is a timeless ballet, favorite of dancers and audiences alike about the love story of a young girl Swanilda and her boyfriend Frantz. They believe a doll named “Coppelia” is a real … +

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Men Who Dance at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Sat, Nov 27, 2021 - 8:00 PM - Sun, Nov 28, 2021 - 3:00 PM

MEN WHO DANCE returns to the stage with an expanded cast and repertoire of dance companies and invited artists, sure to thrill audiences! An explosion of artistic expression meant to explore, deconstruct, and re-define some of the concepts and notions of masculinity. Join us for a memorable event with some of the finest local, regional, and global dance talent! Presented by the … +

News

Nick Dear’s FRANKENSTEIN premieres at the Arsht

From October 14 - 31, 8:00 p.m.

One of the great horror stories of all time, Mary Shelley’s classic tale of gods and monsters still fascinates 200 years after its 1818 publication! First presented at the National Theatre in London, where it was directed by Danny Boyle and starred Benedict Cumberbatch, Nick Dear’s adaptation is highly theatrical and surprisingly relevant. Employing striking images and beautifully poetic language, the play … +

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FUNDarte, Miami-Dade County Auditorium and Siren arts present Climakaze Miami 2021

Saturday, August 21st at 8:00 pm

FUNDarte, the Miami-Dade County Auditorium, and Siren arts, present Climakaze Miami 2021 featuring the performance Mermaid Truth or Consequences: A Biodiversity Game Show by Elizabeth Doud, on August 21st at 8:00 p.m. at the On.Stage Black Box Theatre at Miami-Dade County Auditorium. Mermaid Truth or Consequences is a live game show where, if you can’t tell the truth and biodiversity loss, you … +

Events

Miami-Dade County Auditorium presents MDCA IRL: Summer, a new theater series

Fri Jul 9, 2021 - Sat Aug 28, 2021

This indoor series includes the return of the 35th International Hispanic Theatre Festival, the free International Children’s Day, a jazz concert starring Negroni’s Trio & Edgar Omar, performances featuring Conecta: Miami Arts, ARCA Images, FUNDarte’s Climakaze Miami 2021 and more. MDCA and Teatro Avante present the 35th International Hispanic Theatre Festival, featuring theatrical performances by companies from Uruguay, Ecuador and Mexico. These … +

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Tomorrow’s coming! Area Stage Company present: Annie with 8 actors, no children!

June 11th – 27th, 2021

It’s Annie like you’ve never seen it before! Area Stage Company proudly announces their newest Mainstage professional production, performed by eight actors and no children. Conceived and directed by ASC’s Giancarlo Rodaz, and starring NYC actress Staci Stout as Annie, this reimagining of the well-loved Broadway hit is the latest in Area Stage’s tradition of presenting classic titles in fresh and exciting … +

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The Jungle Book this weekend at Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre

Apr 24, 2:00 pm - Apr 25 at 3:00 pm

The jungle springs to life in a music-filled spectacle that chronicles young Mowgli’s adventures growing up in the animal kingdom. Based on Rudyard Kipling’s time-honored children’s tales, join Mowgli as he learns about friendship and survival with the help of friends like the wise black panther Bagheera and Baloo the lovable bear. Cheer as Mowgli faces his fear and foils his nemesis … +

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Virtual play reading of Borrowed, written by Jim Kierstead. Watch it on Vimeo

April 19th - Sunday, April 25th

Multi-award-winning professional theatre based at the Arsht Center in Downtown Miami, presents the newest addition to its Virtual Play Reading Series. The series focuses on new plays by new writers, giving them exposure and the opportunity to develop their work, after hearing it presented in front of a virtual audience. Borrowed, the two-character play written by Him Kierstead, is an intense ride … +

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Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida closes its season with its Spring Gala this weekend

Sun, Apr 25, 2021 - 5:00 PM

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida, under the direction of Ballet Master Vladimir Issaev concludes its season with an eclectic and demanding repertoire that only high-quality dancers can perform. Excerpts of La Bayadere, Flower Festival, Donizetti Variations by Vladimir Issaev and a new contemporary work “Corpus” by novel choreographer Lusian Hernandez to the Rondo à la Krakowiak in F major, Op. 14 of … +

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Multi-Awarded "Fuácata or a Latina's Guide to Surviving the Universe" by Actors' Playhouse

Jul 15 - Aug 16, 2020

This one-woman tour-de-force brings more than 20 characters to glorious life, by weaving together tales of love, marriage, immigration and identity through eccentric stories and whimsical song. Multiple Carbonell Award Winner Elena María García is magical on stage, blending observant humor and poignant moments with sociopolitical commentary. FUACATA finds endless humor in what it means to be a Latina in today’s America. … +

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Actors Playhouse: Murder on the Orient Express

May 13 - Jun 7, 2020

Eight suspects, one thrilling ride! The exotic Orient Express with a train full of suspects is the perfect mystery for detective Hercule Poirot. Wax your moustache and hold onto your passport. This new adaptation of Agatha Christie’s masterpiece will take you on the most suspenseful thrilling ride of our season. Join us as Tony Award winning playwright Ken Ludwig succeeds in almost … +

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SMDCAC presents SPEAK by Leela Dance Collective

Apr 25, 2020, 8 PM

Divided by oceans and centuries, American tap and Indian Kathak dance come together in a celebration of rhythm and culture in SPEAK. Leela Dance Collective’s Rachna Nivas and Rina Mehta, contemporary leaders in the ancient storytelling form of Indian Kathak dance, collaborated with revered tap artist Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and MacArthur Award winning tap choreographer Michelle Dorrance, to explore tradition, innovation, improvisation, female … +

Performing Arts

Miami Theater Center presents Slingby’s Emil and the Detectives

A journey about discovery and self-discovery, the value of friendships and taking risks, and the empowerment of young people.  In Slingsby’s signature intimate theatrical style, the story is told by two skilled actors combining the thrilling intrigue of a classic caper with an evocative film noir design, complete with smoke and mirrors, miniature worlds and a cinematic score. Recommended Ages:
 For everyone … +

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Itzhak Perlman with Rohan de Silva at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Sun Mar 22, 2020

Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. Beloved for his charm, humanity and remarkable artistry, he is treasured by audiences globally for his irrepressible joy for making music. A cultural icon in classical music, he has performed with every major orchestra and at venerable concert halls around the world. His exceptional contributions … +

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enra: Dreams at SMDCAC

Apr 3, 2020, 8 PM

Named for a mythical shape-shifting Japanese spirit, Japanese group enra combines martial arts, gymnastics, ballet, street dance and more with vivid digital art projections to create futuristic theatrical magic, riffing on Japanese pop culture and appealing to audiences worldwide.  The key to enra’s artistry is the fusion of interactive digital technology with performance art. Blending the skills of dancers with backgrounds in … +

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Zoetic Stage' Gringo Landia at ARSHT

May 13 - 14, 2020

Returning to the country he escaped from 50 years ago, a man returns to Cuba in search of a family heirloom. Accompanied by his non Spanish-speaking son and daughter, the family commences on a journey of closure, truth, and an examination of their cultural identities. Taking place in various locations throughout the island of Cuba, this fascinating new play by a gifted … +

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"The Great Leap" on stage at Colony Theater by Miami New Drama

Apr 23 - May 1, 2020

The Great Leap is acclaimed Bay Area playwright Lauren Yee’s comedic drama about a swaggering American basketball coach who brings his university team to Beijing for a 1989 exhibition game against a Chinese former protégé determined to prove himself. Their competition is upended by an ambitious Chinese-American high school star and the tragedy of the Tiananmen Square protests. Yee’s story of political … +